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Sarah Harris, Vice President of Workforce Solutions

Sarah Harris
Vice President of
Workforce Solutions
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Your partner in talent recruitment, relocation and retention.

Companies around the world share a common challenge – the need for qualified talent. Without the right people at the right time, business comes to a halt. As finding a skilled workforce becomes more challenging due to national and international shortages, you need a community that is one step ahead.  That’s why Greater Dubuque Development devotes time, talent, and financial resources to provide your business with the most innovative workforce solutions in the country. Our workforce solutions include: >>
As the number-one talent source for the Greater Dubuque region, connects employers to qualified talent.  

Newcomer Services >>
Our relocation concierge is at your service. Rest assured that your current and future employees will have a smooth transition to the community.

Distinctively Dubuque >>
You work hard to recruit them here, let us help you keep them. Participation in a Distinctively Dubuque course will help newcomers form strong connections and become a part of their new community.

Dubuque Works >>
Nationally recognized for workforce collaboration, this team brings employers, funders, workforce experts, and educators together to meet the workforce needs of local employers. 

Opportunity Dubuque >>
We don’t wait, we create. This workforce solution is a proactive approach to fill local high-wage and high-demand careers.

Labor & Wage Data >>
Learn about the available workforce in our region.

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We selected the City of Dubuque for our new delivery center based on several criteria, including the strong positive public-private partnership within the city, its competitive business model and the talent and skills that Iowa and the Midwest have to offer.

Mike Daniels
Senior Vice President
IBM Global Technology Services